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Opinion

The Mindset Of The Ghanaian Voter

Every registered voter in the world who exercises his or her franchise at the polls considers a lot of things before casting his or her votes. After 11 years of PNDC regime, a new chapter of constitutionality was restored...

Nana Yaw Amponsah: the Reincarnation Of Okomfo Anokye? The Revolution Vrs The Resolution

Just as the Golden Stool the ''Sika Dwa'' is a symbol of significance as well as the spirit of the Asante Kingdom, the same is Kotoko, the great and the baby team of Asanteman. Labelled the “Porcupine Warriors” was...

THE PAST WEEK!

Dear Nyaba, Those storytellers who made us believe that every story has a beginning, a climax and a denouement, will be shocked to learn that in our chiefdom stories don't end. Here, stories have beginnings, and permanent climaxes. Nyaba, just when...

Kente cloth is beloved in Ghana. Why did Democrats wear it?

When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and other top Democrats took a knee Monday on Capitol Hill to honor the life of George Floyd, the Internet’s eyes jumped to the colorful fabric draped around...

Stigmatisation: The “Hidden pandemic” in era of COVID-19

Early theorists of stigma including Erving Goffman in his 1963 work ‘Notes on the Management of Spoiled Identity’, defined stigma as ‘an attribute that is deeply discrediting’ and one that, makes it impracticable for an individual to have full...

“Epidemic” of violence against women and children

Children are not the face of the COVID-19 pandemic which has raged the world since December, 2019 but they risk being among its biggest victims. While they have thankfully been largely spared from the direct health effects of COVID-19...

The Grasshopper’s Fight – Bawumia vrs Mahama

Nyaba, Our elders say “by trying often, the monkey learns to jump from tree to tree”, I used to draw several folds of inspiration from what I thought was the wisdom of the elders, until only a few cock crows...

The Danger of Africa’s Over-reliance on Foreign Aid: Lesson from COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, the U.S. President, Donald J Trump directed his administration to defund the World Health Organisation (WHO), a move that has faced unequivocal criticism from leading health experts and a many world leaders. But Africa must...

Dear China, the Enemy is the Coronavirus, not Africans

Over the past couple of weeks, hundreds of African migrant workers, traders, and students in the southern city of Guangzhou, home to Asia’s largest African diaspora, were tossed out onto the street—some by their landlords, some by hotel managers,...

Schorlaships Here And There

Since the day the white man came to our land and told us that our ways were bad while his ways were good, we have all been making efforts to become like him by learning his ways. Before the white...

Latest News

VEEP Bawumia cuts sod for 10-kilometre Berekum town roads

Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has cut the sod for the construction of a 10-kilometer Berekum town roads. The roads...

Papa Owusu-Ankomah successfully strengthens Ghana’s ties with UK, Ireland

Ghana’s High Commissioner to the UK, Papa Owusu Ankomah, with concurrent accreditation to the Republic of Ireland, Papa Owusu Ankomah, has ended his tour...

Prof. Owusu-Dabo is KNUST’s new Pro-Vice-Chancellor

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has appointed Professor Ellis Owusu-Dabo as its new Pro-Vice-Chancellor. Until his appointment, Prof. Owusu-Dabo, a Consultant...

No active COVID-19 case in Western North Region

All the 638 confirmed  COVID-19 cases recorded in the Western North Region have fully recovered and discharged. The Region however recorded two COVID-19 deaths. This was...

Sierra Leone president: We cannot be this corrupt

Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio has said an investigation into allegations of corruption into the administration of his predecessor, President Ernest Bai Koroma,...